PUAD-696
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.


PUAD-696
003
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
FALL 2015

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Gender Violence and Public Policy

This course covers the context and evolution of law and policy addressing sexual harassment, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, sex trafficking, and stalking in the United States. Course content emphasizes current issues and responses. The course also includes a critical evaluation of the impact of current responses for people from diverse backgrounds.


PUAD-696
001
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
SPRING 2016

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Health Economics and Policy

This course enables students to think critically about questions related to health policy. Students learn how to integrate economic thinking to a range of important health policy questions. They are endowed with the essential knowledge and econometric tools to assess the impact of existing health policies and interventions and to formulate policies to promote healthy behaviors. Prerequisite: PUAD-601 or PUAD-605, and PUAD-630 or PUAD-670.


PUAD-696
002
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
SPRING 2016

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Development, Politics, and Policy in Washington, D.C.

This course is designed to give students an overview of neighborhood development, politics, and policy in the nation's capital. In this class students explore the history of planning and development in Washington, D.C. from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, from the 1791 L'Enfant Plan to the 2005 Duke Ellington U Street Plan. The course focuses heavily on how race and politics, both local and federal, have shaped the contours of D.C.'s physical and social landscape.